Foundation in Science

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Intakes: May & September 

Programme Objectives

  • To furnish the students with the fundamental knowledge and analytical skills in Science, and enable them to undertake Bachelor’s degree programmes in the fields of Science and Technology.
  • To inculcate good communication, leadership and social skills as well as high ethical attitude.

Duration of Study
1 year

Programme Learning Outcomes (PLOs)

Upon completion of this programme, students should be able:

  1. To gain the mastery of the fundamental knowledge in the essential Pre-University level areas of Mathematics and Science.
  2. To be armed with the capability of applying the fundamental knowledge gained in solving elementary Pre-University level problems in the areas of Mathematics and Science and to be equipped with basic skills to conduct Science laboratory experiments at Pre-University Levels.
  3. To think rationally, have sense of humanity, humility and responsibility and respect of society at large.
  4. To learn that the quality and nature of coursework submitted must reflect the true level of maturity and demands of the subjects for the programme and to learn that the unethical conduct of plagiarism is prohibited in the academia.
  5. To learn effective written and verbal communication skills as well as the development of teamwork spirit.
  6. To be armed with scientific reasoning and critical analysis skills to solve scientific problems across 4 major fields in Science: Mathematics, Biology, Physics and Chemistry.
  7. To be equipped with necessary knowledge to pursue Bachelor’s degree.
  8. To gain time management skills essential for ensuring tasks are completed in time.

Programme Structure

Semester 1 Semester 2 Semester 3
Mathematics I Mathematics II Mathematics III
Physics I Physics II Physics III
Chemistry I Chemistry II Computing
English I English II  
Introduction to Critical Thinking Physics Laboratory  
Event Management Chemistry Laboratory  
* = Elective Courses (subject to elective courses availability)

Entry Qualifications

  • Pass SPM/O-level equivalent with five (5) Grade C’s including Mathematics and one (1) Science subject (Physics or Chemistry); or
  • Pass UEC with three (3) Grade B’s including Mathematics and one (1) Science subject (Physics or Chemistry)

Tuition Fees

  • Full sponsorship to cover the tuition fees for the Foundation Programmes are available for qualified Malaysian students (subject to terms and conditions).